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Kipchirchir, Korir are Army strong; Ludlow, Grace seek redemptionJuly 2, 2016 | Brendon Desrochers | One Comment
(Photo courtesy USATF)
EUGENE, Ore. — Galen Rupp winning his eighth straight U.S. 10,000m title was the top storyline at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials on Friday, but the two men who finished behind him to make their … Read More
Brazier/Solomon bounced, Richards-Ross bids adieu, Rupp beats the heatJuly 1, 2016 | Kevin Sully | 2 Comments
The Olympic Trials give unfulfilling answers to perfectly legitimate questions. Here’s one: how does someone go from running 1:43 in the 800 at the NCAA Championships to not being able to muster a 1:47 in the qualifying heats?
Donavan Brazier … Read More
Collegians running like pros, unanswered questions in the men’s 800m and Bolt putting the 100m to bed: Monday Morning RunJune 13, 2016 | Kevin Sully
It’s been three weeks since I showed up on a Monday. Hopefully, everyone has been checking out the weekly podcasts recapping all the goings on in the Diamond League and beyond.
For a full accounting of … Read More
Hoka One One recap, Semenya and Ayana roll and Ethiopian marathon selectionMay 24, 2016 | Kevin Sully
I spent last Friday evening at the Hoka One One Mid-Distance Classic. In prior years, this meet has hosted an exciting Mo Farah double, Mary Cain’s most impressive record and a cool back-and-forth when Nick Symmonds took a … Read More
Formulaic Bolt, summer track in the US, false start in Shanghai + reliable rabbitsMay 17, 2016 | Kevin Sully
After last week’s absence I’m going to try and squeeze in two weeks worth of Diamond League meets into one edition of the Monday Morning Run.
This weekend, Asafa Powell, Yohan Blake, Justin Gatlin and Usain … Read More
James/Merritt I, US relay problems & Solinsky retires: The Monday Morning RunMay 2, 2016 | Kevin Sully | One Comment
Two retirements to announce. Sanya Richards-Ross said last week that 2016 will be her last season. It’s been almost 10 years since she ran the American record of 48.70 in the 400m. Throughout her career, she ran under 49 seconds … Read More
Kipchoge bucks the marathon trend, Sumgong’s fall, Dibaba’s scratch: The Monday Morning RunApril 25, 2016 | Kevin Sully
Photo via London Marathon
The London Marathon and a smattering of track results highlight the weekend. I didn’t watch the race live. When you have a seven month old, all opportunities for sleep must be honored. I did … Read More
Baysa goes stealth to win Boston, brewing Semenya storm and saying goodbye to the best nickname in T&FApril 19, 2016 | Kevin Sully
Photo via Track and Field Photo
Here’s the good news track and field– doping might not be the main story hanging over the sport heading into the Olympics. This seems like an impossibility with Russia currently suspended, Kenyan … Read More
Harrison joins all-time hurdle list, Grenada’s 4 x 400, Boston Marathon sans Americans and Walter Dix!April 12, 2016 | Kevin Sully | 2 Comments
Photo via TrackTownPhoto
I’m a day late this week. A healthy reminder never to name a recurring column after a day of the week.
Twitter questions from readers at the bottom, but first a quick review of the … Read More
Who’s ready for Kenyan marathon selection drama? Track’s Justice League and early world leads: Monday Morning RunApril 4, 2016 | Kevin Sully | One Comment
A few questions to begin…..
-Did anyone take a break after indoors?
Many athletes who competed two weeks ago at the World Indoor Championships are already competing outdoors. Shawn Barber cleared 5.91 in the pole vault at the Texas Relays, … Read More